Medicine and Public Health in Latin America: A History

Medicine and Public Health in Latin America: A History

by Marcos Cueto, Steven Palmer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107023673
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/31/2014
Series: New Approaches to the Americas Series
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Marcos Cueto is a professor at Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz, in Rio de Janeiro; co-editor of the journal Hist�ria, Ci�ncias, Sa�de-Manguinho; and a researcher at Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, Lima, where he served as director-general from 2009 to 2011.

Steven Palmer is Associate Professor of History and Canada Research Chair in History of International Health at the University of Windsor, Ontario.

Table of Contents

1. Indigenous medicine, official health, and medical pluralism; 2. National medicines and sanitarian states; 3. Making national and international health; 4. Medical innovation in the twentieth century; 5. Primary health care, neoliberal response, and global health in Latin America; 6. Conclusion.

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